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Heartbreaking Photos Show The Final Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Camp

The protesters set fire to the camp as a symbolic gesture.

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Dozens of law enforcement officers have arrived on the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, just a day after some of the activists refused to follow the camp eviction orders the day prior. The authorities took over in a military style, putting an end to the Oceti Sakowin camp, which served as a home to environmental activists and indigenous people since August 2016.

The camp was set up by Native Americans to oppose the construction of the pipeline just north of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The route of the pipeline passes under the Missouri river and according to the tribe, the construction has violated treaty rights, threatened the water source and even damaged sacred sites in the area.

Government officials imposed a deadline for the evacuation from the camp on Wednesday, Feb. 22 stating that the inhabitants, known as “water protectors,” are in danger of the possible flooding during the spring thaw.

Protesters have left on Wednesday, but there are still those who chose to remain even on the following day. Authorities had to remove them physically from the site. Here are some of the heartbreaking photos showing the final moments in the camp.

Native Americans at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation led the opposition of the construction of a pipeline near the area.

Protesters had been camping out in the Oceti Sakowin camp since August of last year.

On Feb. 22, 2017, an order to evacuate the area was given.

According to the government, the camp inhabitants are in danger of the possible flooding that may happen after the spring thaw.

The protesters set fire to the camp as a symbolic gesture.

Some protesters chose to hold out despite the orders to evacuate the camp.

On Feb. 24, the North Dakota emergency services posted on Twitter that the area had been "officially cleared of all protest activity."

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Science Reveals The Mystery Behind Déjà Vu

Have you ever experienced déjà vu?

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Have you ever felt that you've experienced something before or that you've already been to a place that you just visited for the first time? Don't worry. Most of us have experienced this phenomenon called déjà vu. Why or how this occurs have completely baffled us for years now. However, thanks to a brain scan, we know now what's really happening.

Apparently, déjà vu is a sign of our brain checking its memory.

Studying déjà vu is challenging, thanks to its fleeting and erratic nature. However, a team of scientists led by Akira O'Connor conducted déjà vu research at the University of St. Andrews in the United Kingdom and they suggested that the previous notion that déjà vu is the result of the brain's effort to create false memories is, well, false. To find out the mystery behind the phenomenon, the research team had to develop a way to trigger a déjà vu experience in the laboratory.

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Cafe Gets Overwhelmed with Customers After Being Awarded with Michelin Star

Thanks to a little clerical error, this cafe instantly went popular overnight!

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The Bouche a Orielle in Bourges, France is your typical workmen's cafe. It's filled with men in high-visibility vests during lunchtime, and their fare is hearty, wholesome, and homemade. The decor is simple, and the ambiance is cheerful. This isn't what you'd normally expect from a restaurant awarded with a Michelin star.

Veronique Jacquet, the cafe owner suddenly realized a huge surge of customers, some of whom came from miles away. She had reporters coming in and gourmet diners looking to book tables. Their little cafe was suddenly bustling with people looking to taste some of their dishes.

This humble cafe was suddenly swarmed with customers and reporters!

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Dog Gave Owner A Huge Laugh After Digging Up a Set of False Teeth

What a funny sight!

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Dogs do adorable stuff - and we sure love them for it. They are incredibly smart, plus they know how to respond to instructions and human emotions and all that. However, they also do stupid things like going berserk during bath time, chewing on shoes and pillows, and running away from the vacuum cleaner as if it was a zombie coming for their brains. Either way, they are always there to make us laugh.

Now, there is this one dog named Pandora who inadvertently gave her dog parents a good chuckle. It was a normal day for Pandora - she was out in the backyard, digging like she always did when she was called back in. When she walked back into the house, her owner, Lucas Alves Magalhães, was in for a surprise. His eyes almost popped out when he saw what she was holding in her mouth.

What Pandora discovered was not a box full of misfortunes, in fact, it's something relatively harmless.

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